Massachusetts Secretary of State election, 2010

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Candidates for Secretary of State, 2010

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Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

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The Massachusetts Secretary of State election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010. Democratic incumbent William F. Galvin defeated Republican challenger William C. Campbell and third-party candidate James D. Henderson.

None of the candidates was opposed in the September 14 primary election.

Race tracking

Ballotpedia predicted a Republican would become Massachusetts' new Secretary of State.

2010 Ballotpedia Race Rankings for Massachusetts Secretary of State
Race Tracker Race Rating
Ballotpedia Likely Democrat
Overall Call Likely Democrat

General Election campaign


2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election[1]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda William F. Galvin 64.5%
     Republican Party William C. Campbell 32.7%
     Independent Jim Henderson 2.8%
Total Votes 2,195,252


According to Follow the Money, the breakdown of campaign finances for each of the candidates is as follows:

South Carolina Secretary of State Campaign Finance
Candidate Total Contributions
William F. Galvin[2] $993,912
William C. Campbell[3] $76,808
James D. Henderson[4] $9,725


William F. Galvin

September 14, 2010 primaries

See also: Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 2010; Massachusetts Attorney General election, 2010

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Other candidates

  • Jim Henderson (Independent)

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General Election candidates